The "Handbook of Multicultural Mental Health, Second Edition,
"discusses the impact of cultural, ethnic, and racial variables for
the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, service delivery, and
development of skills for working withaculturally diverse
populations. Intended for the mental health practitioner, the book
translates research findings into information to be applied in
The new edition contains more than 50% new material and includes
contributions from established leaders in the field as well as
voices from rising stars in the area. It recognizes diversity as
extending beyond race and ethnicity to reflect characteristics or
experiences related to gender, age, religion, disability, and
socioeconomic status. Individuals are viewed as complex and shaped
by different intersections and saliencies of multiple elements of
Chapters have been wholly revised and updated, and new coverage
includes indigenous approaches to assessment, diagnosis, and
treatment of mental and physical disorders; spirituality; the
therapeutic needs of culturally diverse clients with intellectual,
developmental, and physical disabilities; suicide among racial and
ethnic groups; multicultural considerations for treatment of
military personnel and multicultural curriculum and training.
Foundations-Overview of Theory and Models Specialized Assessment
in a Multicultural Context Assessing and Treating Four Major
Culturally Diverse Groups in Clinical Settings Assessing and
Treating Other Culturally Diverse Groups in Clinical Settings
Specific Conditions/Presenting Problems in a Cultural Context
Multicultural Competence in Clinical Settings"
Academic Press Inc
|Country of origin:
Freddy A. Paniagua
• Ann-Marie Yamada
||Electronic book text
||2nd Revised ed.
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